Artspace in Raleigh, NC, Welcomes New Director of Operations

Artspace in Raleigh, NC, proudly announces the appointment of Devin Thomas as Director of Operations. Thomas joins Artspace, replacing current Business Manager Beth Berngartt in a newly renamed and redefined position, Director of Operations. The Director of Operations is responsible for Artspace’s accounting functions, facility management, office management, and rental event coordination.

Thomas replaces Berngartt, who served Artspace for over 12 years in her capacity as Business Manager. “Beth Berngartt has contributed so much to Artspace throughout more than a decade of service,” said Executive Director Mary Poole. “We so appreciate her humor, enthusiasm, and loyalty, and will miss her very much even as we welcome Devin Thomas as the newest member of the Artspace team.”

Thomas recently relocated from Los Angeles with his wife. In Los Angeles, he served as Business Director of InsightLA from 2009-2011, where he managed all aspects of the organization’s business operations. In addition, he acted as Director of Artistic Operations at the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra from 2006-2009. “Mr. Thomas has years of experience in operations managment, accounting, and facility management,” said Ms. Poole, “and we believe he is the perfect fit for the Director of Operations position.”

Artspace is a nonprofit visual art center dedicated to providing arts education and community outreach programs, creating an environment of more than 100 professional artists and presenting nationally acclaimed exhibitions. Located in downtown Raleigh in the historic Sanders Ford building, Artspace has been providing the community with the opportunity to interact with working artists and to participate in hands-on arts education since 1986.

To learn more about facility rental at Artspace or about its programs and services, please visit ( or call 919/821-2787.


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